It was exactly as former football great, Dave Duerson, suspected before he took his own life. He did, indeed, have brain damage. And, like so many other ex-NFL players, it was likely the result of repeated blows to the head Duerson sustained on the football field.
Before he committed suicide, the former Chicago Bear requested in [...]
Former Chicago Bears great and member of their vaunted 1985 defense , Dave Duerson, committed suicide on Thursday Feb. 17. According to Bumpshack, The cause of death was a shotgun blast to the chest. However, before his last act, Duerson made a very specific request:
In a text message to loved ones, Duerson asked that his [...]
He was drafted out of Notre Dame in 1983. He was a member of arguably the greatest NFL defense of all time with the Chicago Bears in 1985. He went on to play with the Super Bowl XXV Champion New York Giants. Today, former NFL safety and four-time Pro Bowler Dave Duerson was found dead [...]